Movies and TV shows like Wakefield

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Wakefield (2021)
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Wakefield (2021)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: Nikhil Katira is a psychiatric nurse working at Wakefield, a facility perched on the edge of Australia's spectacular Blue Mountains. There's one problem - while his patients are getting better, he's getting worse.
Style: psychological, tense, psychological thriller, captivating
Plot: psychiatric ward, mental institution, psychology, mental patient, medical, psychologist, physician, psychiatrist, self discovery, mental illness, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, insanity, psychotherapy, medicine, introspection, doctor patient relationship, doctors and patients, insane

Most similar movies to Wakefield

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, captivating and tense films and TV series with plots about investigation, murder, mystery, crimes, mental illness, law enforcement and uncover truth mostly in Mystery, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wakefield: Shutter Island (2010), Sanctuary (2019), Hekimoglu (2019), Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005), Maigret's Dead Man (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Maigrets Night at the Crossroads (2017)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A complex tale of murder, deceit and greed set in an isolated country community.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: village, police, murder, murderer, murder investigation, brother sister relationship, jewish, insanity, crossroads, diamond, murder mystery, graphic violence ...
Place: france, belgium, antwerp, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.2
 1.2M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, investigation, mystery, insanity, plot twist, paranoia, psychology, mental illness, psychiatrist, uncover truth, isolation, delusion ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 980
Sanctuary (2019)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Hel receives an invitation to visit her estranged twin Siri at an exclusive residential sanatorium set against the idyllic setting of the Italian Alps. Tension soon rises when Hel refuses Siri’s plea for help in taking care of some business by ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, psychological thriller, disturbing ...
Plot: mentally unstable, female protagonist, dishonesty, woman in danger, mental institution, trap, survival, life is a bitch, mental patient, sister sister relationship, switching bodies, sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Riddled with Deceit: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery (2020)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Former detective Jeff Jackson teams up with Dr. Zee Madieras to track down their friend's missing emerald brooch, a thief, and also... a murderer.
Style: psychological, stylized, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: police detective, uncover truth, murder, whodunit, police, love and romance, love affair, murder mystery, puzzle, romancing partners, professional, crime investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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A Beautiful Place to Die: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery (2020)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: After being forced into early retirement, former detective Jeff Jackson returns to a quiet life on Martha's Vineyard. Quiet, at least, until a body washes up and he's drawn back into crime solving.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, psychological, captivating
Plot: crime investigation, investigation, romancing partners, murder, who done it, puzzle, uncover truth, manipulation, murder mystery, professional, mystery, whodunit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 1K
Hekimoglu (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Ates Hekimoglu is a successful doctor in his 40s. He is working as Infectious Diseases and Nephrology Specialist in the hospital where his friend Ipek is in charge. The most well-known characteristic of Ates Hekimoglu is that he conducts research by ...
Style: sincere, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: teamwork, workplace situations, treatment, doctor, medical profession, medicine, doctors and patients, hospital, friendship, loneliness, riddles and clues, death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, uncover truth, who done it, amateur detective, dishonesty, private detective, estate, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Maigret's Dead Man (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Maigret plunges into the murky Parisian underworld. A series of vicious, murderous attacks on three wealthy farms in Picardy hit the national headlines and the elite Brigade Criminelle at the Quay Des Orfevres is called upon to lend its expertise ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, mystery, gang, police detective, investigation, who done it, farm, novel, sole survivor, pregnancy, widow, drug use ...
Place: czechoslovakia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 7.4
 11K
Shock Corridor (1963)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mental illness, investigation, doctors and patients, journalism, losing-it hero, power relations, uncover truth, insanity, psychiatrist, stripper ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: mount fuji, japan, africa, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Ships in the Night: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery (2021)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: When an art gallery robbery leads to the death of the contemptible gallery manager, former Boston detective Jeff Jackson teams up with local doctor - and old flame - Dr. Zee Madeiras, to catch the killer.
Style: stylized, captivating, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: whodunit, crime investigation, manipulation, murder mystery, uncover truth, murder, puzzle, law enforcement, theft, romancing partners, investigation, professional ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Every Breath You Take (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A psychiatrist, whose client commits suicide, finds his family life disrupted after introducing her surviving brother to his wife and daughter.
Style: suspenseful, psychological thriller, captivating, suspense
Plot: cheating wife, psychiatrist, mental patient, psycho killer, brother, husband wife relationship, psychologist, family problems, unfaithful wife, mental illness, psychological manipulation, mentally unstable ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.6
 472
Liar Game (2014)
Genre: Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: This drama is about various contestants take part in a game show with a prize of 10 billion won wherein contestants are encouraged to cheat and lie. The contestants who able to cheat the others will wins the prize but debt if he/she loses the game. ...
Plot: strategy, game, honesty, genius, lie, deception, game show, tv show, con men, mind game, psychological manipulation, psychologist ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 9K
Maigret (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: A serial killer strikes in post-war France and it's up to Jules Maigret, a dedicated police commissioner, to hunt the murderer down.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: murder of a prostitute, police investigation, police detective, suspect, murder suspect, undercover, police inspector, serial killer, crime scene, false confession, prostitute, brunette ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1955
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Ms Ma, Nemesis (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Ms. Ma is sent to jail after being accused of killing her daughter. She escapes in order to find the real murderer and starts solving other cases.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological
Plot: murder, female protagonist, false accusation, whodunit, murder mystery, murder investigation, police investigation, track down, revenge, suspicion, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.7
 9K
Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist Eldon Chance reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mistaken identity, mental illness, professional killer, police corruption, love interest, father daughter relationship, stalking, vengeance, divorce, danger, psychiatrist, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Ghost Detective (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: In this horror thriller drama, a detective who catches ghosts and his passionate assistant run into a mysterious woman and get involved in a bizarre incident.
Style: suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: job, private detective, crimes, murder investigation, friends, chase, victim, graphic violence, evidence, rivalry, murder mystery, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Man Facing Southeast (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, clever, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental institution, psychiatry, insanity, alien contact, hospital, supernatural ability, investigation, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 415
Insanity (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fan Kwok Sang's schizophrenic breakdown led to the accidental death of his wife Wai Ling, and he was committed to a psychiatric hospital three years ago. Now Fan is ready to be released, with Dr. Chow Ming Kit vouching for him even though his ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, unusual plot structure, contemplative, psychological
Plot: schizophrenia, psychologist, murder, mental disorder, rehabilitation, mental illness, drug addict, convict, psychiatrist, psychology, death in the family, psychological trauma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 635
Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, deadly, danger, murder, store, sabotage, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 49K
The Alienist (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, psychologist, murder investigation, crime, crime investigation, ritual, police, crimes, violence, reporter, private detective ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Medical Investigation (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Medical Investigation was an American medical drama television series that began September 9, 2004, on NBC. It ran for 20 one-hour episodes before being cancelled in 2005. The series was co-produced by Paramount Network Television and NBC Universal ...
Style: medical drama, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: disease, investigation, public health, medical, teamwork, epidemic, mystery, plague, lifesaver, doctors and patients, workplace situations, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 290
Dead Sleep (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse uncovers the terrifying truth about a renowned doctor whose patients have become permanently maimed by his special dose of a drug called "Dead Sleep."
Style: suspenseful, bleak, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hospital, mental institution, mental illness, mystery, investigation, mad scientist, murder, doctors and patients, rehabilitation, psychiatry, experiment, nurse ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 794
Hysteria (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An investigative thriller about a haunted young doctor who is summoned back to her hometown to investigate an epidemic that may be linked to social media - and her own tragic past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, plague, computers and web, haunted by the past, youth, danger, doctors and patients, social relations, society, hospital, strong female presence, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 2K
Cracked (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Psych Crimes Unit, a unique team of police detectives and mental health professionals, is tasked with solving bizarre and chilling crimes that cross the boundary between law enforcement and psychological disturbance.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: forensics, mental illness, police investigation, mental disorder, fighting crime, crimes, nervous breakdown, workplace, partners, partners against crime, psychologist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Medical Team: Lady Davinci's Diagnosis (2016)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Shiho works as a neurosurgeon at Nishitokyo General Hospital. She decides to quit her profession after hallucinating during surgery. Her ex-teacher Masayuki Kitabatake is the director at Tokyo University Hospital and he persuades Shiho to work at ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: latex gloves, white coat, medical mask, surgical mask, dental mask, medical
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.2
 854
Doctor John (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Cha Yo-Han—an arrogant but genius doctor of anesthesiology—and Kang Shi-Young—a smart, warm resident of anesthesiology—work together to help people with mysterious cases of acute or chronic pain.
Style: witty, realistic, emotional, medical drama
Plot: doctor, medical, genius, teamwork, colleague colleague relationship, coworker relationship, social relations, follow your dream, mastermind, doctors and patients, hospital, family relations ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Past Malice: An Emma Fielding Mystery (2018)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Archaeologist Emma Fielding is hired to consult on the acquisition of a castle-like estate that local legend states is cursed. But she finds herself in the middle of a murder case after discovering the body of the archaeologist she was hired to ...
Style: suspense, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: investigation, fbi agent, fbi, government agency, danger, partners, female agent, woman, heroine, secret, peril, uncover truth ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Private School (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: in this TV series there is a school and in that school have been many secrets, students from this school find out that a teacher has gone missing so they start to look for him this then leads into a long journey which gets into a difficult situation ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: private school, adventure, friendship, high school, danger, youth, investigation, boarding school, fall in love, school, secret, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
TV show
Story: In swinging 60’s Melbourne, gorgeously reckless Peregrine Fisher inherits a windfall when the famous aunt she never knew goes missing over the highlands of New Guinea. Peregrine must prove herself brilliant enough to become a world class private ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, female protagonist, heroine, riddles and clues, crimes, feminism, escapades, evidence, mystery, private detective, amateur sleuth ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 2K
Sanitarium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Malcom McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips and Robert Englund star in three separate stories set in an eerie mental asylum.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, danger, losing-it hero, mental institution, doctors and patients, psychological trauma, obsession, father son relationship, art, mentally unstable, indoor, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%